Saturday, July 4, 2020

Governance Watch

Sports Ministry Signs MoU with IIFCL for supporting Badminton sport

Government’s initiative for supporting the Potential Olympic medal winning athletes has received a shot in the arm. The Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS), Government of India and India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), a...

AliExpress to push global expansion via UCWeb’s mobile traffic network

AliExpress and UCWeb, both within Alibaba Group, today announced the launch of a joint promotion program for AliExpress app via UCWeb’s mobile traffic platform UC Union, aiming to drive app installs in various regions including US, Russia, Indonesia, Latin...

Blood Sugar test mandatory for every pregnant woman

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh has said that as a matter of principle and as...

Delhi Government launched India’s first e-ration card Service

Delhi Government launched India’s first e-ration card service. The service was launched by the Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal. In this service, E-ration card will be linked with Aadhaar cards and it would enable the beneficiaries of Public Distribution...

Laboratory in India to Co-develop Infectious Disease Diagnostics

A recent report by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases revealed that infectious diseases kill more people worldwide than any other single cause. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, infectious diseases are a continuing danger....

Beyond GDP – Capturing welfare and sustainability

Written by Shobhna Jha “The problem with following the herd is stepping in the crap it leaves behind” The GDP or the Gross Domestic Product has been all in news with its new methodology (GDP calculation at market price and reckoned...

Defence Expenditure

As per allocations proposed under BE 2015-16, defence budget constitutes 13.88% of total Central Government expenditure. In the last 15 years, Defence expenditure has never been less than 12% of total Central Government expenditure. The liability of the Government...

AYUSH Doctors Conducting Deliveries

Practice of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy by practitioners concerned is governed by Indian Medicine Central Council (IMCC) Act. 1970 and Homoeopathic Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973 respectively and the Regulations made there under from time to time. The...

India wants early IMF reforms

India would like to see early implementation of the 2010 IMF quota reforms. These quota reforms seek to provide greater say to developing economies in the IMF. The point was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his meeting...

SC stricture on Aadhar Card

The Supreme Court has come hard on the issue of mandatory status of Aadhar card. On Mar 16, the Apex court confirmed that the Aadhar card is not compulsory, and that the officials who insist on them will be...
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Kochi Smart City Command Centre equipped with Delta Video wall Solutions goes Live

Delta, a leading provider of video wall solutions, successfully set up a large-scale Video wall for Kochi Smart City in its Integrated Command Control...

Ozonetel Launches CloudAgentMobile AppFor Call Center Agents

Ozonetel, India’s leading provider of on-demand cloud communication/telephony solutions today announced the launch of all-new CloudAgent Mobile Application. With the launch of this virtual...

Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...